[ubuntu-hardened] [ANN] 2009 SELinux Developer Summit Call for Participation

James Morris jmorris at namei.org
Thu May 28 22:54:02 BST 2009

The call for participation for the 2009 SELinux Developer Summit is now 
open.  The summit will be held Sunday September 20th in Portland as part 
of LinuxCon [1].  Note that all attendees must be registered as attendees 
of LinuxCon.

Primary topics for this year's summit will be extensibility and usability, 
with a flexible format to include interactive talks and development 

Extensibility topics of interest include (but are not limited to) storage, 
virtualization, databases, web applications, and the desktop environment.

Usability topics of interest include (but are not limited to) policy 
development and deployment, system administration, and high-level tools.

Other topics relating to SELinux technology, flexible mandatory access 
control, and its application to real-world problems are also of interest 
for this symposium. Such topics might include:

    * Updates on the various Linux distributions using SELinux
    * Flexible MAC in other operating systems
    * Case studies and application experience with flexible MAC
    * User and customer concerns and needs

Forms of participation include:

    * Interactive technical presentations (30 minutes each, papers are optional)
    * Lightning talks
    * Development sessions

Proposals may be sent to the organizing team at:

    sel-dev-summit-pc AT selinuxproject.org

In your proposal, please identify the form of participation, the amount of 
time you expect to need, and a title and abstract describing the topic you 
wish to cover.

If you wish to attend the summit in any capacity, please subscribe to the 
mailing list [2] so the organizers can estimate numbers as well as provide 
you with updated event information.

Please also visit the summit wiki page [3] for more details on the event and

Important dates:

    * CFP ends:                  1st July 2009
    * Speaker notifications:     15th July 2009
    * Publish schedule:          1st August 2009 

Note that early bird registration for LinuxCon ends on June 1st, and
standard registration ends on August 14th.

[1] LinuxCon, http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon
[2] Mailing list, http://selinuxproject.org/mailman/listinfo/selinux-developer-summit-2009
[3] SELinux Developer Summit page, http://selinuxproject.org/page/Developer_Summit_2009


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